Table 2.

Membranous nephropathy is associated with the highest incidence of RVT by histologic diagnosis in adult nephrotic syndrome

StudyMNMPGNMCDFSGSOther
Llach et al. (22)230.0 (20/69)22.2 (6/27)20.0 (2/10)25.0 (1/4)9.8 (11/41)
Chugh et al. (13)42.9 (3/7)20.0 (1/5)26.3 (5/19)0 (0/5)25 (2/8)
Wagoner et al. (27)51.9 (14/27)NSNSNSNS
Velasquez et al. (26)60.0 (3/5)40.0 (4/10)NS28.6 (2/7)50 (2/4)
TOTAL37.0 (40/108)26.2 (11/42)24.1 (7/29)18.8 (3/16)28.3 (15/53)
TOTAL for combined MPGN, MCD, and FSGS----------24.1 (21/87)----------
  • Data are shown as percentages with thromboembolism (number with thromboembolism/number of patients in category). MN, membranous nephropathy; MPGN, membranoproliferative GN; MCD, minimal change disease; NS, not studied.